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House window Cleaning Tips:

Posted on 24 June, 2019 at 18:15 Comments comments (0)

House window Cleaning Tips:


Summertime is the time of year where we all want to open our windows and enjoy a fresh, clean home. House Cleaning windows is a simple way to reap the free benefits of natural sunlight.

Clean your windows – get a little workout and enjoy the sunshine.

Remove your screens and clean your windows inside and out to make sure you have a great view the rest of the year. Don’t forget to clean out the window tracks as they collect a lot of dirt and gunk throughout the seasons.

Distilled vinegar, also called white vinegar, is a staple cleaning product in any household and has the benefit of being completely natural

Mix one-part hot water to one-part distilled vinegar. Using a sponge moisten the window, using the solution, then clean. If using a squeegee always dampen the squeegee first and clean from the top down, wiping the edge of the squeegee after every stroke.

You could also use newspapers for a steak free finish Clean only when there is no direct sun on the windows.



Getting Sains Out Of Stainless Steel

Posted on 19 June, 2019 at 16:40 Comments comments (0)


Getting stains out of stainless steel


Stainless steel is a durable shiny material that is also easy to scratch. In stainless Steel Cleaning to remove any possible stains, do not use bleach or bleach-based cleaners, simply Sprinkle and evenly distribute about 2 tablespoons of baking soda onto the dry sink’s surface. Use a damp sponge to rub and spread the baking soda around the sink’s basin surface.

Spray white vinegar on the sink's surface. The vinegar will react with the baking soda and start to foam. This foaming will help lift off the stain on the sink’s stainless-steel surface. Leave the vinegar for about 10 minutes to ensure the baking soda and vinegar mixture thoroughly loosen the surface impurities.

Using a soft bristled toothbrush can help clean the smaller, hard to reach areas of the sink, like the drain and grooves around the drain. How to get Stainless steel Shiny, after cleaning ensure its dry and polish with a microfibre cloth rubbing in the grain direction

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vynyl flooring cleaning Tips

Posted on 14 June, 2019 at 3:40 Comments comments (0)

Tips for Cleaning Vinyl Floors


Vinyl flooring is waterproof, and hard-wearing Start by vacuuming the floor to pick up grit. Use your chosen floor cleaner, a detergent diluted or a homemade multi-purpose cleaner.

Go easy on the water by wringing thoroughly before you put your mop onto the floor. A good tip: is to use your chosen floor cleaner diluted with hot water, lemon juice and a squirt of washing up liquid.

To bring up the sparkle make sure the floor is dried and polish it with a dry floor polish mop it works for well for us when we sparkle clean your place. Why settle for a simple clean, when you can have a sparkle clean!

We also use steam Cleaning on kitchen and bathroom floors. Steam cleaning kills 99.9 percent of bacteria, germs and dust mites. This includes E. coli, Staph bacteria, Salmonella and other microorganisms, surface moulds, bacteria, viruses and other dirty things lurking around the house. Water must be heated to 175 degrees for it to effectively sanitize these.


Clean Microwave With Lemon

Posted on 12 June, 2019 at 19:20 Comments comments (0)


Clean Microwave With Lemon

With its operating simplicity and speed of performance, the microwave is one of the most essential household appliances in most homes. Food Particles splattered in your microwave if left uncleaned will be softened by steam and dislodge causing cross contamination, contaminating new food. This can result in food poisoning. Dirty Microwaves also pose a fire risk.

To clean microwave easy pour water in the bowl: Measure about a half cup of water into the bowl. Squeeze the lemon: Slice a lemon in half and squeeze the juice into the water. Drop the lemon halves into the bowl

Place the bowl in the microwave. Microwave on high power for 3 minutes so the liquid comes to a boil.

Let it stand for 5 minutes: Do not open the microwave door. The steam trapped inside will help loosen food gunk. Let stand for 5 minutes.

Wipe the microwave clean: Open the door and carefully remove the bowl with the lemons. If your microwave has a turntable, lift it out and wipe it clean. Wipe the inside of the microwave clean starting with the ceiling and the sides. Finish with the floor, sweeping any crumbs into your hand. Don't forget the door!

Cleaning stubborn spots: If you come across stubborn spots that won't easily wipe away, dip the corner of your dishtowel in the lemon-water and scrub until the spot comes away.


Remove pet hair from clothes

Posted on 11 June, 2019 at 18:10 Comments comments (0)


Remove pet hair from clothes


Dogs are known to happily greet their owners when they walk in the house. Not only do dogs seem to love us back, they see us as their family

For centuries, dogs have been labelled as "man's best friend," offering love and loyalty to their human counterparts. This is evident in most homes where dogs are domesticated. Kids and even adult have cordial relationships with all kinds of dogs

Humans bond with their dogs through routine activities, including play which produces overwhelmingly positive emotions in dogs. While we interact with our favoured friends their fur will rub off on our clothes and furniture so here are some tips on Pet hair Removal from Clothes.

Remove pet hair from clothes by placing your pet hair covered clothes together with wet fibre cloths in a tumble dry, dry them at a low heat until damp, the pet hairs will stick to the microfibre cloth. This being also the best way to remove dog hair from clothes.

To remove the remaining hairs, wrap a circle of wide adhesive tape around your fingers, sticky side out, and dash up and down your clothes, pressing the tape smartly against the fabric. The fur sticks to the tape, leaving your clothes smart again.




Remove Dog Hair from Couch

To get rid of fur on chairs, beds, and blankets grab a pair of rubber gloves and use your hands as a brush. Wet the gloves, shake off excess water and use them to gather as much hair as possible, the dog hairs roll up into “yarn” and are easy to remove.

Use your fingers to get right into the corners of cushion


A musty smell can make your home less welcoming and even unpleasant.

Dogs, as with all mammals, have natural odours. Natural dog odour can be unpleasant especially when dogs are kept inside the home. A musty smell can make your home less welcoming and even unpleasant.

Deodorise your musty upholstery, using Bicarbonate of Soda Simply sprinkle surfaces with baking soda, letting it sit for 15 minutes, then vacuuming it up. "You can also use this method to freshen up your mattress between cleanings," Use it in the refrigerator, on carpets, vinyl, bins and drains.



Bathroom Cleaning Tips|How to remove limescale

Posted on 11 June, 2019 at 11:35 Comments comments (0)

We would like to share our tips on tackling limescale in your bathrooms. Limescale forms when salts dissolved in hard water are left behind as the water evaporates. Limescale coats the heating elements of your boiler, washing machine, and dishwasher in the same way that it covers your kettle, thus making them less energy efficient.

It is possible to scrub off the limescale deposits. However, the minerals involved are very hard, so abrasives that will effectively scrape them off are also likely to damage the finish of the material underneath.

You Could soak paper towels in undiluted vinegar and place them over affected areas of lime-scale and leaving them for an Hour. Limescale is not easy to remove so you need to soak it for as long as possible even just for an hour. Then washing it off

Two of the most effective substances for dealing with lime scale are lemon juice and ordinary vinegar. Lemon juice is usually the best. Stronger pickling vinegar and lime juice are both even more acidic and can be used for stubborn deposits.


limescale On Taps

Soak a towel in white vinegar making it as wet as possible, wrap the rag around the tape for at least an hour. Which helps to remove stubborn limescale. Using a microfibre cloth wipe the tap to remove remains of lime scale and vinegar. Wiping with a dry cloth helps to bring out that sparkle


Removing Limescale From Glass

lime scale on glass shower doors will make your will make your shower look unclean, you can remove the limescale from the glass by spraying it with white vinegar spray, then leaving it to sit for 10 mins+, then wipe with a microfibre cloth to bring out the Sparkle Clean.


Remove Limescale From Toilet

Scrub the Toilet Clean after pouring down the toilet a mixture of

2 cups borax + 2 cups vinegar, you need to allow the mixture to sock for 2-3 hrs before scrubbing




Clean Tarnished Silver

Posted on 10 June, 2019 at 16:35 Comments comments (0)

Go Bananas with your Cleaning: CLEAN Silver ware and leather with banana peels.

Yes, banana peels can be used in your home to Green Clean!

Blend - Toss a few banana peels in the blender with just a bit of water to make a paste. It won't be pretty, but it will work and its safe! Scrub with a soft cloth or toothbrush, begin to work the paste around your silver piece.

Dip the silver into a water bath and work off any remaining paste. Pat dry with a clean cloth.

Banana your leather to a sparkle- Leather starting to look a little scuffed and dull? Rub the inside of a banana peel on anything made of leather to spruce it up. This can include dress shoes, a leather jacket, or even running shoes.

The potassium in bananas will be absorbed into the leather and will help diminish any scuff marks. Then wipe away any remaining residue and buff with a microfiber cloth for a glossy, looking-like-new sheen.




Best Way to Clean Hardwood Floors

Posted on 10 June, 2019 at 14:00 Comments comments (0)

Best Way to Clean Hardwood Floors

Remembering that water  is a big enemy to your wooden floor in Wood Floor Care and Hardwood Floor Maintenance.

Mop up any spills and in the kitchen if you have a wooden floor go easy on the Tap. Avoid scratching your floor when moving furniture by fitting protective pads. Lol- Also take high heels off at the door- these bearing down on the poor floor cause dents.

When cleaning polished wood do not wax just sweep. Wax will make your floor slippery.

Sealed Wood needs a soft bristle daily to manage it and mop it and as when required.

Unwaxed Unsealed wood sweep and wax as when required every 6-9 months 1st Class domestics Limited recommends a liquid wax as it’s the easiest to use.

Are you Cleaning your hard floors the right way?

Wooden floors if you do not CLEAN them correctly, they can warp, rot or become permanently stained. When cleaning wooden floors remember water is an enemy so wring your mop to avoid excess water on the floor.

To mop your floor CLEAN start by Choosing cleansers that are safe for your floor type as a start. Special floor types may need modified cleaning care. Know what type of floor you have then follow the manufacturer's directions.

You will then need a mop and two buckets one with your diluted cleaning solution the other with plain water.

Use hot water for your mopping solution. Check the directions to be sure. Do not use too much mopping solution to get a cleaner floor, it will only just leave a residue on your floor.

Choose a mop based on your floor type. If you have a floor that has a lot of texture, you'll want the more classic white string or rag mop. If you have a smooth floor, a sponge mop will work well. Use a rag or Paper Towels for Edges.

 

Mop in straight lines if you are using a sponge mop. For rag mops, mop in a figure eight shape to use the design of your mop most effectively. When you encounter tough or sticky spots, rub quickly and press down with your mop onto the floor to scrub at the spot.

Vacuum or sweep the floor in preparation.

Dip your mop in the bucket and wring it out with a wringer or by hand. Too much water dripping from the mop can damage your floor or leave the floor with an extended drying time.

Mop from the top of the room to the bottom, so that you

are always standing on the part of the floor that has not been mopped. preventing tracking.

Rinse the mop frequently in the second plain water bucket then dip in the mop bucket, wring and begin mopping again. When the mopping water becomes cool or dirty, it needs to be changed. Otherwise, you'll just be painting dirty water back onto your floor and making your own work more difficult. For hard to reach corners and edges, wash with a paper towel or cleaning rag.




Spring Cleaning Tips

Posted on 8 June, 2019 at 17:05 Comments comments (0)

Spring Cleaning tip:1


We all know how important lighting is for creating a beautiful, functional space. During spring cleaning it’s a must to clean light bulbs and lamp shades. The heat from the light draws dust to the shade. Dusty lampshades and light bulbs will dim your rooms, Cleaning these will also let you use less electricity around the house.

Before you CLEAN, Ensure the lights are turned off and cool to the touch. Wipe the light with a micro fibre cloth and vacuum the lamp shade with suitable attachment. You could also take lamp shades off before cleaning so that you will be able to clean both sides.

How To Clean Apartment Walls

Over time walls gather all kinds of marks, dust and grime and for some of us with young kids, artwork from crayons. Smoking and cooking greasy foods can also contribute as well as airborne dust particles. Unlike floors which require frequent attention you only need to clean the walls once a while.

To Clean

Cover any carpeted areas and furniture. Move everything that is against the wall, so you have access. Using a either a broom, feather duster remove dust and cobwebs then wash the walls using warm soapy water.




Wood Furniture Cleaning Tips

Posted on 5 June, 2019 at 18:30 Comments comments (0)


Wood Cleaner

Ingredients

Water (1/2 Cup) Vinegar (1/2 Cup)

Lemon Juice (A Few Drops)

Olive Oil (1/2 Tsp., Optional

Instructions

Combine all ingredients in a spray bottle. Lemon juice is used to give this homemade wood cleaner an exclusive scent.


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